There are many people who fulfil the many tasks, roles and ministries of this church community. This page introduces the key people you might need to contact.
The Parish Clergy
Rector of the Parish – Rev Emma Durose – Priest in Charge.
The Parish Office is closed due to the coronavirus but emails are being answered. If you need to contact the clergy during the Coronavirus Outbreak please contact Rev Emma on 07854719655 or email her – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email the Parish Office
Emma’s landline number is 01326 722618 and please contact her if you or anyone in your family or neighbourhood needs to speak to a member of the clergy during the lockdown.
Our Ministry Team includes our licensed Reader who preaches, leads services and carries out a funeral ministry in our parish. Currently Penny Leach is Reader in Training within the parish. She leads the Parish Bible Study Group with Liz German and can be contacted on 07778170247
Reader – Liz German
Liz says, ‘I am originally from Essex but moved to Cornwall many years ago when I married a Cornish man. I have a Diploma in Theology and spent three years as a Lay Pastor in the Methodist church before becoming a Worship Leader at St Just. I was licensed as a Reader in October 2018 and am also trained in pastoral ministry. I have two adult children and work as a trained nurse at Roseland Parc Nursing Home in Tregony. It is a joy and a privilege to serve everyone here in our Parish.’
* Telephone: 01726 88379
The Staff Team
Sophia Hetherington – Parish Administrator
Sophia works in our parish office on Tuesday and Friday mornings. As our administrator, Sophia is vitally important in running our parish diary, sorting out all the administration around our Life Events ministry. She is a font of knowledge and a really important member of our team.
- Telephone 01326 270871
- The Church Parish Office, St Mawes Church, Church Hill, St Mawes, TR2 5DP
Clive Johns – Groundsman & Verger (St Just in Roseland)
Clive has worked in the grounds and church of St Just in Roseland for over 17years. He knows every inch of the place and is of vital importance in keeping the place beautifully maintained and ready for all who come to it. Clive is often the first person that visitors to St Just meet and services the parish as verger at weddings, funerals, and interment of Ashes and loves that his job brings him to meet people from all over the world.
To contact Clive please get in touch via the Parish Office.
- Telephone 01326 270871 (the office will pass a message on)
- Often found in the gardens at St Just in Roseland Church
The PCC Members
Our church is governed and overseen by our Parochial Church Council. This committee is comprised of our clergy, churchwardens, treasurer, secretary and elected members. Our PCC members and officers are elected and nominated at our Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). We wouldn’t be a parish church without the PCC members and are grateful for the time they give to oversee the church governance and finance. We meet on the second Monday of each month.
Officers of the PCC (updated July 2020)
Chair of the PCC – Revd Emma Durose
Churchwarden for St Just in Roseland & St Mawes – Mrs Hilary Mimpriss
Treasurer for the Parish and Deputy Lay Chair – Mr Roger Kirkpatrick
( Interim ) Secretary for the PCC – Mrs Pippa Pratt
Deputy Churchwarden & Safe Guarding Officer – Penny Leach
Members of the PCC (updated January 2021)
Mr Steve Chapman
Mrs Alison Davy
Mrs Liz German
Mr Nigel Hewett
Miss Sue Jeremy
Mr Gregor Mackie
Mr Michael Somers
Mr James Thomas
Mrs Valerie Willis
The APCM report for 2020
The APCM report for 2019